Iredell adds 12 COVID-19 cases, its second-biggest one-day increase

Iredell County added a dozen new COVID-19 cases Friday, its second-largest one-day increase since the first positive test was reported March 16, according to health officials. The county now has reported 180 positive tests for COVID-19, the illness caused by a new coronavirus. Sixty-seven cases involve people with active cases who are isolating at home, according to the Iredell County […]

Denver-Lincoln County crime reports – Week of May 15

LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest, May 5-11: • Dawn Harris Burks, 34, fugitive from justice, Sunny Hill Drive at East N.C. 27, May 5 • Donald Michael Hoyle, 41, larceny and assault on a female by a male, 2348 Tin Mine Road, May 5 • Lisa Love Rose, […]

No Mecklenburg COVID-19 deaths in five days

Cornelius facility has 67 cases; 18 have died

Mecklenburg County has not had a reported death related to COVID-19 since Sunday, according to health officials. Sixty-three people have died from COVID-19, more than half of them at long-term facilities, the Mecklenburg County Health Department reported. Eighteen of those deaths have been at Autumn Care Cornelius nursing facility, according to state health officials. Forty-three residents and 24 employees have […]

‘I had a feeling’: Lincoln County man wins $100,000 with scratch-off ticket

Christopher Tate says he doesn’t play the lottery often. But on a whim, he decided to try his luck at a convenience store. “I had a feeling,” said Tate, of Lincolnton. He was right. The scratch-off ticket was a $100,000 winner. “I didn’t believe it at first,” he said after collecting his prize this week at N.C. Education Lottery headquarters […]

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